Military Service Recognition

The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota seeks to recognize Military Service members and their families for the significant contributions they have made on behalf of our community and nation. Military members and their immediate family members receive a 10% discount on daily admission rates.

Blue Star Museum Initiative

Traditionally hosted at museums across the country between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends, Blue Star Museums offer free admission for active duty military personnel and their families.
The 2021 Blue Star Museum Initiative at CMSM will take place from Saturday, May 22 - Sunday, September 5

Military Appreciation Days

These special events take place at the Museum twice a year to recognize and celebrate the contributions of Military Service members (past and present) and their families and includes free Museum admission.
2021 Military Appreciation Days will take place on July 6, 7, 8, and 10 and November 11th​

For more information, please contact Sue Larsen, Director of Community Impact: sue.larsen@cmsouthernmn.org

Many thanks to Morson-Ario-Strand VFW Post 950 and Eagles Aerie 269 Mankato for providing funding to help support Military Appreciation initiatives at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota in 2020.